Participants of Auschwitz desecration facing up to 2.5 years in prison

Participants of Auschwitz desecration facing up to 2.5 years in prison

Photo: gazetakrakowska.pl

Participants of a flashmob undressed and handcuffed themselves at the gates of the former Nazi concentration camp.

In Auschwitz, Poland, the trial has begun over the desecration of the memorial of the concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau. There is also a citizen of Belarus in the group of 12 people. Also among the participants are the citizens of Germany and Poland.

According to the information of the Polish mass media, the prosecutor asked for one year and four month in prison for common participants. It means 32 hours of social work a month during this period of time. The organizers of the “performance” are looking at a real term of imprisonment. The prosecutor asked the court to imprison Adam Belyatsky for 2 years and 6 months, and Nikita Volodko for 2 years and 2 months.

Adam Belyatsky is the son of a famous Belarusian legal advocate, a student of the National Higher School of Film, Television and Theatre in Łódź. His friend Nikita is a student of the Natioanl Higher Theatre School in Krakow.

The final court’s decision on the case will be announce on January 17, 2018.

SEE: Belarusian on trial in Poland over Auschwitz desecration

Photo: gazetakrakowska.pl